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Monte Becco

Battle Name : Monte Becco

Date(s) : 11 May 1800

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French War of the Second Coalition ,

Outcome : A victory for French Forces [Army of Italy] over Austrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


One of the Austrian positions around Genoa was on Mounte Becco. A French force of 2 battalions of light infantry and three battalions of line infantry sallied out from Genoa an successfully defeated their besiegers.


A mountain in northwestern Italy just northeast of the city of Genoa. (Italy)

Casualty figures

French Forces [Army of Italy]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
500 (8.33%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,000 (50.00%)